Papules, Scales, Plaques and Eruptions

Picture of Verrucous Papules

Picture of Verrucous Papules

Verrucous papules are bumpy warts that appear on the skin due to infection with certain types of human papillomavirus (HPV). The photo depicts verrucous papules around the fingernails of a child affected by the condition.

Image Source: Color Atlas & Synopsis of Pediatric Dermatology Kay Shou-Mei Kane, Jen Bissonette Ryder, Richard Allen Johnson, Howard P. Baden, Alexander Stratigos Copyright 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved.

Text Reference: Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings, vol.19, 2006: "Bumps on the Hand"